Wildlife conservationists, lawmaker sue over proposed border wall

World Apr 13, 2017

Wildlife conservationists, lawmaker sue over proposed border wall

A conservation group and an Arizona congressman have filed what they say is the first federal lawsuit against the proposed border wall. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Tucson by the Center for Biological Diversity and U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva, a southern Arizona Democrat. Wildlife conservationists ...

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

World / Science & Health Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix's many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping above 115 degrees during a heat wave boiling parts of the Southwest, ...

World Jun 3, 2016

Meteor 'visitor' turns Phoenix night into day with a boom

An expert in meteorites says a bright flashing light and loud boom over the skies in metro Phoenix looks like a single meteor burning up as it entered the Earth's atmosphere at thousands of miles per hour. Radar footage shows that meteorites — black rocks ...

Next stop Tulsa as Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona before dawn

World May 13, 2016

Next stop Tulsa as Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona before dawn

An experimental airplane powered solely by energy from the sun stored in batteries took off from Arizona early on Thursday on the 11th leg of a historic bid by its pilots and developers to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel. The single-seat ...

World May 12, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 set to soar from Arizona to Oklahoma

A solar-powered airplane that landed in Arizona last week after a daylong flight from California is headed to Oklahoma next on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey, project officials announced Wednesday. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 is scheduled to take off from Phoenix Goodyear ...